Intelligence chiefs of Egypt, Israel, U.S. meet in Doha to discuss ceasefire extension in Gaza

Tue, 28 Nov 2023 - 02:35 GMT

The ceasefire began on Friday and was due to last for four days. Yet, it was extended for two additional days.

Egyptian FM receives phone call from Anthony Blinken

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 05:07 GMT

They discussed the updates of Gaza crisis and status of the current temporary ceasefire.

4-day truce between Hamas, Israel may be extended for additional 7 days

Sun, 26 Nov 2023 - 02:14 GMT

Chairman of the State Information Service Diaa Rashwan stated Saturday that the four-day truce, which started on Friday, may be extended for additional seven days.

BREAKING: Egypt contacts Israel, Hamas to consolidate truce

Fri, 24 Nov 2023 - 08:14 GMT

Egypt has been intensifying contacts with Israel and Hamas on Friday to consolidate the truce agreement.

Egypt’s Amir El-Masry Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza at the BAFTA Scotland Awards Ceremony

Mon, 20 Nov 2023 - 12:11 GMT

Amir El-Masry Calls for Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza at the BAFTA Scotland Awards Ceremony

BREAKING: Egypt close to reaching deal on humanitarian truce, captive swap in Gaza: Al Qahera News

Wed, 08 Nov 2023 - 02:26 GMT

Egypt is close to reaching a deal in Gaza that includes implementing humanitarian truce and exchanging captives, well-informed Egyptian sources told Al Qahera News.

Sisi affirms to Modi need for diplomatic solution to enforce Gaza humanitarian truce

Sat, 28 Oct 2023 - 04:00 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed in a phone call with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday the need to find an urgent diplomatic solution to enforce immediate humanitarian truce in Gaza.

Germany thanks Egypt for mediating Gaza ceasefire

Mon, 15 May 2023 - 10:52 GMT

Germany welcomed the ceasefire mediated by Egypt in Gaza, praising the Egyptian successful efforts to end the violence, the German Foreign Office said on Sunday.

EU welcomes Egypt-brokered ceasefire between Israelis, Palestinians

Mon, 15 May 2023 - 06:23 GMT

A truce officially came into effect late on Saturday night, with an Egyptian-mediated ceasefire agreement meant to end the worst episode of cross-border fire since a 10-day war in 2021.

UPDATE: Calm prevails in Gaza as Egypt-brokered ceasefire goes into effect

Sat, 13 May 2023 - 07:47 GMT

The Egyptian and Israeli sides have agreed on an Egypt-mediated ceasefire to end days of hostilities in the Gaza Strip starting today 10:00 AM local time, Al Qahera News reported.

Egypt, UK share common goal of attaining stability in Sudan: British envoy

Fri, 12 May 2023 - 01:09 GMT

British Special Envoy to Sudan and South Sudan Robert Fairweather stressed that Egypt and Britain share a common goal, which is attaining stability and security in Sudan.

Egypt Calls for Ceasefire in Sudan

Sun, 16 Apr 2023 - 09:21 GMT

Egypt also affirmed that it will spare no effort to cooperate with other countries to defuse the crisis, as Egypt and Saudi Arabia called for an emergency meeting of the Arab League, besides the Egyptian-South Sudanese mediation to stop the violence between the warring parties.

Armenia, Azerbaijan accuse each other of violating ceasefire pact

Fri, 23 Sep 2022 - 10:47 GMT

Following two days of clashes that killed almost 200 soldiers early last week, the two sides agreed a ceasefire, brokered by Russia, to end hostilities, though the situation on the border has remained tense.

Egyptian president receives phone call from Israeli PM after brokering ceasefire with Gaza Strip

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 09:22 GMT

President Sisi pointed out that Egypt deployed diligent and concentrated efforts to contain the situation.

UN lauds Egypt's efforts to help reach Gaza ceasefire

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 - 08:19 GMT

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomed the announcement of a ceasefire in Gaza, commending Egypt's efforts to help restore calm.

Egypt calls for ceasefire agreement between Israel, Islamic Jihad Movement to enter into force at 23:30 Palestinian time

Sun, 07 Aug 2022 - 07:36 GMT

Egypt is exerting its efforts to release Palestinian prisoner Khalil Al-Awawda, who was on a hunger strike inside an Israeli prison, and transfer him to receive treatment, a security official told Egypt Today.

Egypt’s intelligence chief conveys Sisi’s message to Palestinian president in Ramallah

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 03:36 GMT

Chief of Egypt’s General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel conveyed on Wednesday a message of support to the Palestinian cause from President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

After recapturing Tigray capital, TPLF rejects unilateral ceasefire by Ethiopia's central government

Tue, 29 Jun 2021 - 12:10 GMT

The government forces had seized the city in November.

Egyptian Red Crescent, IMO send Gazans 20 tons of medical, food aid

Thu, 10 Jun 2021 - 03:57 GMT

The shipment includes 20 tons of medical aid, besides cleaning equipment to combat coronavirus pandemic and food assistance, according to Laurent de Burke.

Palestinian politician Rawhi Fattouh thanks Sisi for his efforts, says he save Palestinians lives

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 03:32 GMT

Palestinian politician Rawhi Fattouh, member of Fatah Central Committee thanked Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah al Sisi for the Gaza strip reconstruction initiative and for his efforts to solidify the ceasefire.